Superior Electric Great Lakes Company

JOB DESCRIPTION
ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Electrical Estimator is responsible for all phases of the assigned estimate. This position oversees the request for bid (R.F.Q.) from bid document review including but not limited to schedules and specifications. This position requires dayto-day management of all facets of the estimate. Reports directly to the Director of Estimating.

RESPONSIBILITIES

SKILL, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Attends all job coordination meetings and is the liaison with other contractors to assure exchange of information
  • Works with the customer and owner to understand the project, scope, and timeline, while building strong relationships for continued customer service
  • Quantifies bid documents using Bluebeam
  • Sends out for pricing, all materials and subcontractors required for the electrical installation of the project being quoted
  • Reviews the project/owner specifications
  • Communicates with SE accounting and estimating support to ensure proper bid rates are being utilized during the bid process
  • Communicates with SE accounting the need for project specific bonding, insurances, and financing
  • Drafts proposal letters for review with senior management
  • Advises Senior Management of any significant issues such as manpower, costs, scheduling and the like that will place the project at risk
  • Reprices the project and makes continued updates to the proposal as changes occur throughout the life cycle of the bid
  • Submits, tracks and quotes RFI’s and responses
  • Completes other duties and tasks assigned as deemed appropriate by management
  • Completion of electrical apprenticeship or bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Construction Management or related field required
  • Electrical Masters License preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in the construction/electrical field required
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in the field directing a team
  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook,) required particularly Excel
  • Ability to work cohesively with external and internal parties
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills: ability to manage multiple pricing efforts at once and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities, and follow projects to completion
  • Ability to think “out of the box” for continuous process improvement
  • Strong problem-solving skills required
  • Strong, positive customer service approach to employees, management, contractors, and customers
  • Must be able to physically work on a jobsite in a construction environment
  • Must be able to travel to various jobsites as the project demands

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If interested, please complete the form and submit a resume and cover letter. We will contact ideal candidates after submission.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of current job responsibilities, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, time-sensitive assignments, or technological developments), or for any other reason in management’s sole discretion. any other reason in management’s sole discretion.